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12.04.2017
  Dar Es Saalam , 1 - 2 March 2017 On the 1st March of 2017, the Honorable Deputy  Minister, Transport, Works and Communications the Republic of Tanzania, Eng NGONYANI Edwin A. officiated the opening this Ceremony of... Read more
16.01.2017
Brazzaville, la capitale de la République du Congo a abrité, du 23 au 25 Novembre 2016, un séminaire sur “la mise en œuvre du système d’augmentation satellitaire basé sur EGNOS en Afrique de l’ouest et Centrale”. L’... Read more
31.10.2016
Implementation of EGNOS- Satellite Based Augmentation System in Eastern Africa   On September 5-7th 2016, the Rwandan capital hosted the first Regional Workshop organised by the JPO in conjunction with EAC and IGAD,... Read more
18.10.2016
Information Notice Effective October 1st, Mr. Sémou Diouf Deputy Director of EGNOS Africa Joint Programme Office (JPO) has been appointed as Acting Director of the JPO following the departure of Eng. Ladislaus Matindi... Read more
20.09.2016
JPO participates at the 30th meeting of the Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS) Interoperability Working Group (IWG-30)  in Changsha, Hunan, CHINA   This biannual meeting of IWG events took place on May 16th and... Read more
01.09.2016
 The 26th of July 2016 marked the beginning of cooperation between ECCAS and the Joint Programme Office (EGNOS in AFRICA Support Programme -Joint Programme Office),  " JPO " , by signing the Memorandum of Cooperation;... Read more
27.07.2016
  The first meeting of Steering Committee of the Action ‘Support to the Joint Programme Office’, JPO was held on 14th of July 2016, at the ASECNA brand new high-tech Boardroom in Dakar, Senegal. Under the co-chair of... Read more
16.06.2016
EAC and JPO sign a Joint Work Programme on the cooperation for the development of SBAS/EGNOS in Eastern Africa. A Delegation composed of JPO Director, Mr. Ladislaus Matindi, and the Sister Applications (non-aviation)... Read more
27.04.2016
    JPO  was invited to participate in the ACAC/ICAO MID workshop on GNSS, which was held in Rabat, Morocco on 5th of April 2016.Organised with the support of European Commission and attended by 40 participants... Read more
09.12.2015
JPO and SAFIR Teams are happy to announce the release of the Project Brochure which provides essential information about this first milestone achievement of EU/AFRICA Partnership on Satellite Navigation to all our... Read more
20.10.2015
MAGNIFIC Project (Multiplying in Africa European Global Navigation Initiatives Fostering Improved Cooperation), a GSA funded  project under EU H2020 Research and Innovation Programme, held its first international... Read more
29.05.2015
Working Session #8 13th to 16th April 2015, Antananarivo, Madagascar The 8th and last in the series  of SAFIR working Sessions gathered more than 30 participants in Antananarivo Madagascar among which representatives of... Read more
13.03.2015
As part of SAFIR objectives, the seventh SAFIR working session was held in Praia, Cape Verde from the 26th to 29th January 2015. Up to 31 delegates representing various States and organizations participated in the 7th... Read more
06.03.2015
The European Union ( EU) and ASECNA have proceeded this 3rd of March in the official launching ceremony of EGNOS-Africa Joint Programme Office (JPO) and the laying of the first stone of their future offices Building.... Read more
18.11.2014
The Working Session N° 6 took place from 27th to 30th October, 2014 at Hilton Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya. The opening ceremony was officiated by Mr Shadrack WESECHERE, Ag Director of the East African School of Aviation (... Read more
10.10.2014
A coordination meeting between TREGA and EGNOS- Africa JPO/ SAFIR Projects was held on the 11th and 12th September, 2014 at the ICTP in Trieste, Italy. The objective of the meeting was to discuss the status of both... Read more
19.09.2014
  From 07th to 11th September 2014, the SBAS IWG (Interoperability Working Group) has organised its 27th worldwide meeting in Tampa (Florida),gathering major SBAS actors such as FAA, ESA, MSAS and BEIDOU. The theme for... Read more
11.09.2014
SAFIR working Session 6  is planned from 27th to 30th of October Please mind the change of the Venue, which is now NAIROBI ! Full details of the agenda will be communicated soon. About SAFIR Working Session 7, planned... Read more
27.08.2014
The IATA/AVSEC Global project team visited the Permanent Secretary Prime Minister’s Office (External Communications) in the city of Port Louis, Mauritius on Tuesday 5th August 2014. The team lead by the Acting Director... Read more
19.08.2014
IATA/AVSEC Global Team holds a consultative meeting with the CEO of Airports of Mauritius Limited at SSR Airport, Mauritius                                           The IATA/AVSEC Global project team held a... Read more
19.06.2014
In June, Ata OLORI and Richard GATETE joined the EGNOS-Africa Joint Project Office in Dakar, Senegal. Ata OLORI  was a space based research engineer and has been involved in a various pilot project initiatives for the... Read more
04.06.2014
On 5th April 2014, the Project Team visited the CASSOA Headquarters in Entebbe, Uganda to: To discuss with CASSOA the activities conducted so far by the project team. To discuss the planned regional workshop on the... Read more
04.06.2014
On 20th May 2014 , the Project Team Leader visited the Africa Union (AU) Headquarters in Addis Ababa to: Present and to discuss with the Africa Union Commission (AUC) the activities conducted so far by the project team... Read more
20.05.2014
The ICAO references for flight procedure design Doc 8168, has had a change of scope with the advent of PBN introduction (Doc 8168 Part III and  Doc 9613). Moreover, due to the inception of the Airspace design concept... Read more
20.05.2014
The last Project Steering Committee (PSC) for SIASA convened in Brussels on 10th and 11th of June. The steering committee takes place twice per year to present the previous semester activities and to discuss the... Read more
30.04.2014
The IATA/AVSEC Global project team visited IATA offices in Nairobi on 16th December 2013. The team lead by the Key AVSEC Expert and Team Leader Mr Brahim Lakhlifi met with the IATA Africa Head, Airport, Passenger &... Read more
01.04.2014
Regional Conference on Aviation Security held from 8 to 10 April 2014 IN DAKAR IATA/AVSEC Global AVSEC project team leader  Mr Brahim Lakhlifi , on the right attending the regional conferenceThe Regional Conference on... Read more
25.03.2014
The EGNOS-Africa Joint Programme Office (JPO) is now fully operational in Dakar as of January 2014.
13.03.2014
An increasing number of countries and regional organizations are adopting or adapting the European regulations as those are considered as a complete and modern set of texts to regulate civil aviation. Also, the interest... Read more
13.03.2014
The GNSS Supervision Authority (GSA) is organising a high level plenary session on European Space Solutions in Prague on 11-13 June 2014. SAFIR encourages African Stakeholders concerned with GNSS to participate. For... Read more
13.03.2014
The SAFIR Newsletter n° 2 has been issued. Please click here to download in EN or FR or go to the Documents page.
22.08.2013
The SAFIR2 (Satellite navigation services for AFrIcan Region) project under the EU-Africa Common Strategy as well as the Joint EU-Africa Partnership is pleased to announce that: 1. The receipt deadline of the... Read more